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Monday, August 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A small marijuana seedling just poking through the soil of a small clump of starting soil

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Monday, August 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Panel picks companies to grow process medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Ohio seeks expert on marijuana cultivation but wants a drug-free firm (Cleveland.com)

// Justin Trudeau Lights Up Canadian Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Auditor: Health Department can clear medical marijuana backlog (KOAT 7 ABC News)

// Baker raises $1.6 million to help marijuana dispensaries get customers in the door (Tech Crunch)

// Bumpy start for New York medical marijuana companies (Times Union)

// Competing marijuana measures likely to face off in court (KATV 7 ABC News)

// Marijuana campaign says it’s not too late to make ’16 ballot (Michigan Public Radio)

// Illinois MMJ Cultivators Now Allowed to Host Reporters (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PA Names Director Of New Med Marijuana Program (CBS 3 Philly)


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Friday, August 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Lady Justice

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Friday, August 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CORRECTION: On our Wednesday show, we reported that Humboldt county voters would consider a marijuana cultivation tax of $1-3 per plant this fall. That was incorrect, the actual proposed tax is $1-3 per square foot. We apologize for the error and thank listener Humboldt Mama for the heads-up.

// Federal marijuana charge against Oregon teen dropped (NWCN News)

// Pioneering Denver MJ Business Sold to Willie’s Reserve Processor (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dixie Brands Valuation to Exceed $160mm in Pending Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Police Say Marijuana Dispensaries Aren’t Big Targets For Thieves (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Let the State Decide: Medical Marijuana Backers Sue Secretary of State (KDLT NBC News)

// Prop 64 campaign sues over claims by anti-marijuana camp (Orange County Register)

// Backlog of medical pot applications criticized (Albuquerque Journal)

// Libertarians defend Olympia bar owner’s private marijuana smoking club (The Olympian)

// Meet the Oregon man who wants to roll you a $10,000 joint (Oregon Live)

// Mother’s Parental Rights Terminated for Smoking Marijuana (PR Newswire)


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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

About a gram of marijuana

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Devontre Thomas is 19. He Could Face a Year in Prison. For a Gram of Marijuana. (Willamette Week)

// Publix Heir Donates $800,000 to Fight Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization (Leafly)

// Who’s smoking (legal) marijuana? (Market Watch)


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// Derrick Morgan has researched medical cannabis, says it’s NFL’s turn (ESPN)

// Anchorage’s first commercial marijuana grow approved by Assembly (Alaska Dispatch News)

// California’s attorney general calls marijuana legalization ‘inevitable’ (ABC 10 News)

// Report provides insight into marijuana use and risk perception patterns in communities across the nation (SAMHSA.gov)

// DC Reminds Restaurants and Bars: It’s Still Illegal to Serve Marijuana Edibles (Washingtonian)

// Judge Rules Another Condition Eligible for Medical Marijuana (Peoria Public Radio)

// King County lifts moratorium on legal pot businesses (Seattle Times)


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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A lone gummy bear contemplates his squishy position in life

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Study Finds Sharp Increase in Marijuana Exposure Among Colorado Children (New York Times)

// Canopy Growth soars to five-month high as weed stock jumps to TSX (Financial Post)

// Poll: Medical marijuana at 77-percent support (Tampa Bay Times)


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// Chart of the Week: 100,000+ Workers Employed By Marijuana Companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Potheads can now prove their weed is “Humboldt-grown” (SF Gate)

// An Investor Is Suing A California Edible Pot Company For Fraud (Buzz Feed)

// 17,000 signatures submitted in San Bernardino for second marijuana dispensary initiative (The Sun)

// Surna Inc. Wins $1.0 Million Contract for Build-out of Rolling Farms (Sys-Con Media)

// L.A. County likely to scrap proposed marijuana tax for homeless services (LA Times)

// Marijuana activists march with 51-foot joint during DNC (CBS News)


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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A dinosaur ranges over Arizona.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge to hear challenge of Ariz. pot legalization initiative (Yuma Sun)

// State calls on top doctors for input on medical marijuana program (Fox 43 News Pennsylvania)

// Insecticide Maker Sued Over Cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Major Infused Products Co. Bhang Loses Arbitration Battle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Much Marijuana Is In A joint? Amid Legalization, New Research Debunks Estimates Of Cannabis Cigarettes (International Business Times)

// Why New Hampshire’s Medical Marijuana Law Shuts Out People With Chronic Pain (NH Public Radio)

// Marijuana proposal’s backers raise $16,401 (Arkansas Online)

// Four doctors suspended over medical pot plant counts (The Cannabist)

// Government could make $150 million annually from taxing cannabis (Stuff New Zealand)

// Homeless Veteran advocating for medical marijuana has already walked more than 2,000 miles (WDAY 6 ABC News North Dakota)


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Thursday, July 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A BNSF Locomotive train on Two Medicine Trestle in Montana

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Measure Qualifies for Montana Ballot (Flathead Beacon)

// Facebook And Google Cannabis Policy Enforcement Makes No Sense (Buzz Feed)

// Arkansans for Compassionate Care responds to ADH medical marijuana objection (KATV News Arkansas)


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// Leading Turnkey Cannabis Cultivator MJardin Expands into 10th State (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana activist with Portland ties tapped as interim NORML director (Oregon Live)

// Marijuana board calls meeting to revise grow rules (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Trichome Institute’s TAG System Puts a Grade on the Quality of Your Weed (Westword)

// Washington state requiring new “Not for Kids” labels on edible marijuana products (The Denver Channel)

// Poll: Strong majority of Wisconsinites want legal marijuana (The Journal Times)

// Coachella approves first medical marijuana facility (The Desert Sun)


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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It’s Official- California Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November (Alternet)

// Lawmakers Push to Restore Medical Marijuana Language to VA Bill (Military.com)

// Medical marijuana patients warned of possible delays in getting their pot starting Friday (Q13 Fox Washington)


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// Judge orders Illinois to authorize medical marijuana for PTSD (Chicago Tribune)

// Canopy Growth Canada’s Largest Publicly Traded Weed Grower Expands To Brazil (Huffington Post)

// Colombia Turns to Marijuana as Rural Jobs Tool (Wall Street Journal)

// LA County extends ban on growing medical marijuana in unincorporated areas (Los Angeles Daily News)

// Twelve medical marijuana dispensaries suing state (KIRO 7 News Washington)

// Dispensaries Make More Money Per Square Foot Than Whole Foods (Leafly)

// Legal weed firm snatches up 40000 square feet of NE Portland industrial space (Portland Business Journal)


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Thursday, June 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An old timey cash register shows $8 as the sale total

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State collects about $15M in pot tax (Bend Bulletin)

// Pueblo County commissioners recognize 1st pot scholarship recipients (The Pueblo Chieftain)

// White House Defends D.C’s Ability to Set Its Own Marijuana Laws (Marijuana.com)


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// Contributions mount for PAC backing legalization of recreational marijuana (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Richmond lifts ban on commercial cannabis grows (East Bay Times)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana law looks out for minorities but is it unconstitutional? (The Cannabist)

// Cannabis labs seek to serve growers off the road system (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Arbitrator reinstates Lane County employee fired for medical marijuana use (The Register-Guard)

// Portland marijuana tax headed for November ballot (Portland Tribune)

// Find a Cannabis Expert through NCIA Knowledge-Sharing Network (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

leafs logos compared

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trending: Snoop Dogg vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (City News)

// Sky High Cops Caught In Notorious Pot Store Video Plead Not Guilty (OC Weekly)

// DEA Responds to Claim That Agency Will Reclassify Cannabis on August 1 (The Stranger)


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// 1 in 3 Americans Would Use Medical Marijuana. Are You One Of Them? (Prevention.com)

// Portland Marijuana Tax Could Fund Expunging Prior Pot Convictions (KUOW 94.5 FM)

// Gavin Newsom: Do not take pot legalization for granted (The Sacramento Bee)

// Locked Out Over Marijuana, Gardeners Watch a Brooklyn Oasis Wither (New York Times)

// Backlog for New Mexico medical marijuana program worsens (Lexington Herald Leader)

// Hatch introduces bill to encourage medical marijuana research (Deseret News)

// How Space Technology Will Produce the Best Weed Ever (Vice Motherboard)


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Monday, June 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Orlando Massacre Marijuana Comparison Ousts Anti-Pot Leader (Marijuana Politics)

// Did a Disgruntled Employee Talk Cops Into Raiding Sonoma County Cannabis Company? (Leafly)

// Gary Johnson: Marijuana doesn’t make you stupid (NBC Montana)


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// Gary Johnson says he hasn’t smoked weed in ‘about seven weeks’ (Extract)

// Wife Of Slain Pot Dispensary Guard Distraught And Angry, Wants Justice (CBS4 Denver)

// Cannabis Company Plans Huge Grow Site in CA (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Former NFL QB Jim McMahon wants marijuana off banned substances list (ESPN)

// Community group wants to reverse marijuana laws in Pueblo (The Gazette )

// Colorado Cannabis Critics Want to Ban up to 80 Percent of All Products (Leafly)

// 45 Years Ago Today, America Declared War On Drugs (Merry Jane)


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